Media Releases


Improvement of Drainage in the Cocorite Area

23 Oct 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport’s Highways Division is currently on-site at Powder Magazine Phase 1, Cocorite clearing debris and silt on the Western Main Road following a minor landslide which occurred after heavy rains. Clean-up efforts commenced on Saturday 22nd October, 2O22 and are ongoing.

Rescheduling of Licensing Appointments for the Divali Holiday

21 Oct 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that appointments previously scheduled for Monday 24th October, 2022 (Divali) will now be accommodated between the periods of Tuesday 25th October, 2022 to Tuesday 1st November, 2022.

Progress Update on Repair of Landslip At La Fortune Pluck Road/Santa Cecilia Trace, San Francique

20 Oct 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) would like to take this opportunity to provide an update on the progress of the repairs to the landslip at La Fortune Pluck Road/Santa Cecilia Trace, San Francique. To date, the Ministry has initiated works on this project. However, prior to commencing works on the landslip, a number of preliminary activities must be undertaken. 

Closure of Princes Town Licensing Office

19 Oct 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that due to a power outage by the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC), the Princes Town Licensing Office is closed as of 9:30 a.m. - Wednesday 19th October 2022.

Achievement of Key Milestone La Brea Interchange Bridge (Solomon Hochoy Highway Extension to Point Fortin Project)

14 Oct 2022

On Thursday 13th October 2022, Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport accompanied by a technical team from the Ministry of Works and Transport witnessed a key milestone with the completion of Package 3A of the La Brea Interchange Bridge. A major concrete pour for the Interchange bridge deck commenced at 7:00 pm and was completed at 8:00 am on Friday 14th October 2022. An estimated 220M³ of concrete was installed, representing another significant achievement in the completion of the Solomon Hochoy Highway Extension to Point Fortin (SHHEPF) Project.

Partial Opening of the Priority Bus Route - Mt. Hope to Arima

05 Oct 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the public that authorisation has been granted to LIGHT MOTOR VEHICLES ONLY to utilize the Priority Bus Route (PBR) from Mount Hope to Arima both-ways, today Wednesday 5th October 2022, until 12:00 am Thursday 6th October, 2022.

Removal of Appointments for Certain Licensing Transactions

21 Sep 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that effective October 3rd, 2022 appointments will no longer be required for certain transactions at the Licensing Office. Walk-in services will be facilitated for the following transactions:

Responds to Protest Action at North Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande

14 Sep 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) is aware and has been paying close attention to recent protest action conducted at North Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande.

MOWT Responds to Installation of "Oil Barrels" along the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway in the vicinity of the Ghandi Village Roundabout

26 Aug 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport notes with great concern the irresponsible actions of Mr. Phillip Alexander regarding the installation of “oil barrels” along the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway in the vicinity of the Gandhi Village Roundabout.

MOWT Clarifies facts on the idea put forward by the THA for a Tobago to Grenada Commercial Sailing

25 Aug 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to clarify the facts in circulating media reports regarding comments made by the Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA), the Honourable Farley Augustine, on the matter of a Grenada to Tobago commercial sailing service.



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